…Opt to work for party’s victory
OZORO—The chances of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Isoko North winning the forthcoming general elections received a boost, as the creme de la creme of the PDP in Isoko North Local Government Area agreed to work for the party’s landslide victory in the 2019 polls.
Addressing newsmen after a reconciliatory meeting with the PDP Reconciliation Committee, led by Bishop Ben Eghaire, the various leaders after a close door meeting with committee members agreed to work in one accord. The Isoko North PDP Chairman, Prince Godwin Ogorugba and the reconciliation committee chairman who spoke on behalf of others, said the decision was based on the uncommon leadership style of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, which was anchored on peace, reconciliation and good governance.
The party chairman stated that “basically, all rancour within the PDP in Isoko North have been resolved with this reconciliation meeting and we have agreed to work together and ensure that the party, being supreme, will deliver all her candidates in tandem with our policy in Isoko North and Delta state.”
He continued: “So, what we are telling all our supporters is to sheathe their sword and understand that the people they are following understood the activities and the olive branch extended to us as piloted by our amiable governor, Okowa. So, come 2019 election, all our candidates will be delivered from the House of Assembly, House of Representatives, through the Senatorial seats to the governorship and presidency. ”
Also speaking, Bishop Ben Eghaire, said the various leaders and candidates were satisfied with the peace moves of the party.
Prominent among the leaders present include: Senator James Manager, representing Delta South Senatorial District, House of Reps Minority Leader and member representing Isoko Federal Constituency Hon Leo Ogor, Majority Leader Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Tim Owhefere, immediate past Secretary to Delta State Government Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, Hon Emmanuel Egbabor Chairman Isoko North Local Government Area, Bishop Aruakpor Usiwoma John, Bishop JFE Edewor, Hon Mike Ogwah and Prof Sam Aghalino, Pioneer Speaker Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Emmanuel Okoro among others.